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Old Posted Apr 13, 2015, 6:55 PM
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Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Libertyville, IL
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In 2011, two downstate Republican state representatives, Bill Mitchell of the 87th district and Adam Brown of the 101st district, proposed statehood for Cook County. Mitchell said that Chicago is "dictating its views" to the rest of the state and Brown added that Chicago "overshadows" the rest of Illinois.[17]
^ What? I never knew about this. Too bad that never went anywhere, I would love for a good chunk of metro Chicago to be its own State
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